TERMS OF USE & PRIVACY POLICY

TERMS OF USE:

Acceptance of Terms of Use. Please read these Terms of Use carefully. These Terms of Use govern your access and use of this website located at www.cdcnews.com (the "Site"). By accessing or using this Site you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and to any additional guidelines, restrictions, or rules that may be posted in connection with specific sections or services of this Site. All such additional posted guidelines, restrictions, or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use. We reserve the right to make changes to this Site and to these Terms of Use at any time without prior notice. You should review these Terms of Use each time you access this Site. The most current version of the Terms of Use can be reviewed by clicking on the "Terms of Use" hypertext link located at the bottom of the pages of our Site.


CONTENT
This Site contains graphics, images, artwork, text, fonts, data, names, numbers, physical addresses, web addresses, email addresses, and other information (referred to herein as "Content"). This Site and all Content are the copyrighted property of Construction Data Company Limited, and/or its subsidiaries (referred to herein as "Construction Data Company") and/or its licensors. All rights in this Site and its Content are reserved worldwide. It is strictly prohibited to retain, copy, distribute, publish, or use any portion of the Content except as expressly allowed in these Terms of Use. Construction Data Company reserves the right to add to, delete from, or modify any part of Content at any time without prior notice.
USE OF SITE
You are granted permission to access and use this Site and its Content for the sole purpose of evaluating ordering and using certain products or services through Construction Data Company (referred to herein as "Products"). Except as expressly authorized by this Terms of Use, you are not permitted to download, retain, use, publish, and/or distribute any portion of the Content made available through the Site. You agree to use this Site in a responsible manner that is in full compliance with these Terms of Use and all applicable laws and regulations, including export and import regulations. Without limitation, no portion of Content may be utilized as a trademark or service mark, for any pornographic use, for any unlawful purpose or use, to defame any person, to violate any person's right of privacy or publicity, to infringe upon any copyright, trade name, trademark, service mark or other intellectual property right of any person or entity. You agree that you will not use the Site in any manner that is offensive, unlawful, harassing, libelous, threatening, harmful, obscene, malicious or otherwise objectionable. You are solely responsible for your use of the Site (including all Content and Products).
PROHIBITION ON SPAM
You may not use this Site to send any Spam or unsolicited e-mails. You may not use scripting or other programs to automate the creation and/or transmission of commercial email, including, without limitation, and Spam. Construction Data Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, at any time, and without prior notice, to limit the number of recipients to which you may send an email.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL ACCOUNT INFORMATION
Your account is personal to you and sharing your account information is a violation of this Terms of Use. You agree that you are responsible for protecting your password and controlling access to your registered account. You agree that you will be responsible for all orders placed or other actions that are taken through your registered account. Construction Data Company employs various methods to ensure user licenses are not violated. Construction Data Company does track IP addresses to help in identifying any foul play. If a violation is found, you may be subject to immediate account termination. In the event of a termination under this provision, you will not receive any refund of fees paid and you may be assessed additional fees.
INDEMNIFICATION
You agree that you shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless Construction Data Company, its licensors, suppliers and vendors, and its and their respective directors, officers, and employees and agents (collectively, the "CDC Parties"), from and against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expenses arising out of or related to (i) your use of the Site; (ii) your breach of these Terms of Use or and/or (iii) any Feedback Information, Comments (each as defined below) or other information that you provide.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY
THE SITE AND ITS CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON A STRICTLY "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT OPERATION OF THE SITE MAY NOT BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. REFERENCES AND LINKS TO PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OF INDEPENDENT COMPANIES MAY APPEAR ON THE SITE. THESE REFERENCES AND LINKS ARE PROVIDED ON A STRICTLY "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY OF THE CDC PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM THE USE AND/OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE AND/OR THE CONTENT, OUR PROVISION OF, OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT YOU ORDER VIA THE SITE, DAMAGES ARISING FROM MISTAKE, OMISSION, VIRUS, DELAY, OR INTERRUPTION OF SERVICE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT CONSTRUCTION DATA COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE. IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY OF THE CDC PARTIES BE LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR CONSEQUENCES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO YOUR INAPPROPRIATE OR UNAUTHORIZED USE OF THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENT.
CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS. IN SUCH CASE, THE LIABILITY OF THE CDC PARTIES IN THE AGGREGATE SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE LESSOR OF (I) $100; AND (II) THE LOWEST AMOUNT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE
SITE FEEDBACK
Any comments, suggestions, proposals or other feedback (collectively "Feedback Information") that you provide to Construction Data Company in connection with the Site and/or Content shall be provided by you and received by Construction Data Company on a non-confidential basis. All such Feedback Information shall become the exclusive property of Construction Data Company. By submitting any such information to Construction Data Company, you agree that you are transferring and assigning, at no charge, all of your right, title and interest (including all copyrights and other intellectual property rights) in the Feedback Information to Construction Data Company . For the avoidance of doubt, you agree that Construction Data Company, as the owner of such Feedback Information, shall be free to use such Feedback Information on an unrestricted basis. Construction Data Company is and shall be under no obligation to provide any compensation for any Feedback Information and/or respond to any Feedback Information. User Responses and Submissions: Each invitation-to-bid or bid ("ITB/RFQ") and all other information disclosed, submitted, conveyed or offered to Construction Data Company on, by or through the Site or otherwise disclosed, submitted or offered in connection with your use of the Site, (collectively, "Comments") shall be and shall remain the sole and exclusive property of Construction Data Company. By submitting any such Comments to Construction Data Company, you agree that you are transferring and assigning, at no charge, all of your right, title and interest (including all copyrights and other intellectual property rights) in the Comments to Construction Data Company. You agree that Construction Data Company, as the owner of such Comments, shall be free to use such Comments on an unrestricted basis. Construction Data Company is and shall be under no obligation to any compensation for any Comments and/or respond to any Comments. You agree that no Feedback Information or Comments submitted by you to the Site will violate any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary right(s). You further agree that no Feedback Information and/or Comments submitted by you will be or contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of all Feedback Information and Comments.
TERM AND TERMINATION
Certain Products made available through this Site and certain portions of this Site are limited to those users who have a subscription in place with Construction Data Company. Subscriptions shall be based upon the terms of this Terms of Use and the customer agreement that you enter into with Construction Data Company. All subscriptions will renew automatically unless written notice of cancellation is received thirty (30) days prior to the renewal date. All subscriptions are non-refundable; provided, however, credits from non-refundable cancellations will remain on account for a two (2) year period in order to be applied towards future subscriptions. Construction Data Company also reserves the right to cancel your access to any Products and/or this Site immediately and without prior notice in the event that you materially breach any provision of this Terms of Use or any other terms that apply to the Products and/or this Site. NO REFUNDS WILL BE AVAILABLE AND NO CREDITS SHALL BE PROVIDED ON ACCOUNT IN THE EVENT OF ANY CANCELLATION BY CONSTRUCTION DATA COMPANY FOR YOUR BREACH.
GENERAL
The Terms of Use, along with any additional customer agreements you enter into with Construction Data Company, and all documents, notices, disclaimers and policies referenced in such documents and/or on the Site, constitute the whole legal agreement between you and Construction Data Company and govern your use of the Site (including the Services and Content). You agree that if Construction Data Company does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in the Terms of Use (or which Construction Data Company has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of Construction Data Company's rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to Construction Data Company. If any court of law, having the jurisdiction to decide on this matter, rules that any provision of this Terms of Use is invalid, then that provision will be removed from the Terms of Use without affecting the rest of the Terms of Use. The remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will continue to be valid and enforceable. You may not assign your account and/or any of your rights and obligations under this Terms of Use without the prior written consent of Construction Data Company in each instance. The Terms of Use, and your relationship with Construction Data Company under the Terms of Use, shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. You and Construction Data Company agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within Boston, Massachusetts to resolve any legal matter arising from the Terms. Notwithstanding this, you agree that Construction Data Company shall still be allowed to apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.

PRIVACY POLICY:

This Privacy Policy is applicable to the Site. This Privacy Policy is part of and is subject to our Terms of Use. All capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall have the meaning attributed thereto in the Terms of Use.

INFORMATION YOU SUPPLY
When using the Site, you may have the opportunity to provide company information such as but not limited to subcontractor and/or supplier e-mail addresses, fax numbers and/or contact information to be added to the Site database to be retained for use by Construction Data Company as described in this Privacy Policy. When you request a free trial and/or order certain Products, you will be required to provide additional information, including payment details. . You certify that all information that you provide to the Site is accurate, that you have a current business relationship with any and all companies that you provide to Construction Data Company and you request and authorized Construction Data Company to contact each of the companies on your behalf, via facsimile e-mail or otherwise, in connection with the distribution of bid invitations, construction project information and/or any other messages sent through the Site. Construction Data Company requires that the information you provide be true, accurate and up-to-date at all times. This includes, but is not limited to, information within an ITB/RFQ and other Comments, any representations made regarding qualifications and competency to respond to such ITB/RFQ's posted, information concerning intellectual property ownership and rights thereto. In addition, you agree that no ITB/RFQ/RFQ, response to an ITB/RFQ or any other communication transmitted by you or on your behalf through Construction Data Company (including through the Site, or email or by facsimile) will contain any advertisement or material advertising the commercial availability or quality of any property, goods, or services. We reserve the right to terminate your registration and access to our Site if any information provided does not meet these requirements at any time. Construction Data Company assumes that you are the owner of, and/or have received all appropriate consent from the owners of, any and all material, information, intellectual property in any form, or other data you make available to Construction Data Company. You are responsible for ensuring that the owner of the information has given you the permission to make the information available to other parties, whether to the general public or to specific groups or individuals. This permission must be royalty-free and grant the person(s) who see the information the non-exclusive right-to-use, transmit, modify, or display it as may be required to respond to a ITB/RFQ.
COOKIES AND IP ADDRESSES
When you interact with Construction Data Company through the Site, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information through the use of cookies and other technologies. Such information is collected passively using various technologies and cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. A "cookie" is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. A cookie is set when you browse our site. You can set your browser to refuse cookies, but your user experience at the Site may be limited if you do so. We use cookies to: (i) customize your online experience; (ii) enable you to obtain access to our password protected pages of the Site without having to retype your login name and password; (iii) allow us to offer personalized services to you; and (iv) track and analyze number of people who visit the Site, certain web pages and/or features to allow us to provide better service in the future. Unless you register, we cannot identify you other than through the information stored in the cookie.
AGGREGATED PERSONAL DATA
In an effort to better understand and serve the users of our Site, we may conduct research on our user demographics, interests, and behavior based upon information provided to us through the Site. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and Construction Data Company may share this aggregate data with its affiliates, agents, and business partners. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. Construction Data Company may also disclose aggregated use statistics in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for lawful purposes. Project Update and Email Notifications. As a subscriber or listed company showcased in any of our online publications, we may send you service, project, or company related email messages, which are generally not promotional in nature, but are provided in connection with Services made available through the Site. As an example of this, we will send you Daily Project Email Alerts and updates on projects that are bidding within your selected scope of work. You may also receive through the Site project invites by other members of the Site that request you to view or bid projects of interest or scope. We will send you service-related announcements, which are not promotional in nature, on occasions when it is necessary to do so. For example, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we may send you email notification.
CUSTOMER CONTACT
We will communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We may communicate with you by email, fax, or telephone.
Non-Subscriber Project Alerts and Promotions. We may provide you the opportunity to opt-in to additional newsletters or promotional communications sent by email. If you have opted in or made request in person or at a tradeshow you may receive these forms of communication, we will use your name and email address to communicate with you. With respect to messages that are promotional in nature, we provide you a way to unsubscribe, as further described below.
CHOICE/OPT-OUT
Service-related email messages are required to fulfill the Service to you. You may not opt out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If. We may provide you the opportunity to opt-in to additional newsletters or promotional communications sent by email. If you have opted in or otherwise qualify to receive these forms of communication, and no longer wish to receive our newsletter or other promotional communications by email, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each communication.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
In addition to the other disclosures described in the Terms of Use (including this Privacy Policy) there are certain circumstances in which we may share your information with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
  • Service Providers: Construction Data Company may share your information with a third party providing services to Construction Data Company, where such party requires the information in order to provide such services to Construction Data Company.
  • Required Disclosure: Construction Data Company may disclosure your information when it believes it is required to do so by law enforcement or other appropriate governmental authorities, or if the information is pertinent in a legal proceeding or court action.
  • Business Transfers: As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy other companies or other assets. In such transactions, user information may be one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that Construction Data Company merges with or sells all or substantially all of its assets to another company, information collected on Construction Data Company web sites may be one of the transferred assets.
LINKS
This Site may provide links to third party web sites not under the control of Construction Data Company. Construction Data Company is not responsible for content linked to locations outside of this Site and suggest that you review the Terms of Use and Privacy Policies for those third party web sites before using those web sites and/or providing any information to them.
SECURITY
Construction Data Company employs physical, administrative and technical safeguards to help protect the confidentiality and integrity of information collected through the Site and to reduce the risk of loss, misuse, unauthorized access disclosure or modification of information provided to the Site. As a further security precaution, Construction Data Company asks you to provide a password when you register on our Site. You are responsible for protecting the security of your users name and password. If you choose to contact the Construction Data Company through our Site, you should be aware that any information transmitted electronically via the Internet might not be secure. Construction Data Company assumes no liability for the loss of any information that you transmit to us via the Internet.
CHANGES IN PRIVACY POLICY
As the nature of our business changes, Construction Data Company may need to change its Privacy Policy and Construction Data Company reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice to you. Please check this Privacy Policy for any updates each time you use the Site.
QUESTIONS
If you have any questions or suggestions about this Privacy Policy, please contact service@cdcnews.com.

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